Although she began by writing fantasy, Nancy Kress currently writes science fiction, most usually about genetic engineering. She teaches regularly at summer conferences such as Clarion, and during the year at the Bethesda Writing Center in Bethesda, Maryland. In addition, she is the "Fiction" columnist for Writer's Digest magazine. She has won two Nebulas and a Hugo, and lost over a dozen more of these awards. Her work has been translated into Swedish, French, Italian, German, and Spanish, among others.
Excellent for editing your own work. Wish I had gotten it in paperback or hardback though instead of on Kindle so I could physically go back to pages and see my highlights or... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Happy and...
I purchased this book from a bookstore, not Amazon. I just wanted to take a moment and say I think this is a fantastic book, as does my daughter, who also read it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by LMC
I truly feel this book has made me a better writer. It's clear and organized and ,above all, it gave clear methodology without feeling at all restrictive. Read morePublished 4 months ago by 2 kids and a dog
This is a well written and well exemplified book showing the craft of beginnings, middles, and ends to your novel. It is not a blueprint, but a guide, and I like that. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joe
I enjoy this series, Elements of Fiction Writing, for the most part. Beginnings, Middles, and Ends is pretty helpful, with practical advice. Read morePublished 7 months ago by J. Hauwiller
Excellent information for the aspiring writing. No one should try to write without this sort of guidance at hand.Published 8 months ago by Susan
This is the best book on writing that I have personally ever read. I took pages and pages of notes from it. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Blueeyedshook